Weekly Wink 11.8.23

Wednesday, November 8: 5-6 pm Be In The Light Meal will be served in Fellowship Hall. Sign up online or at the Welcome Center by noon on the Monday before the meal. Upcoming meals feature:

  • 11/8: Honkey eggs, hash brown casserole, fruit tray & desserts
  • 11/15: Chicken Alfredo, garlic toast, salad bar & assorted desserts
  • 11/22: No Meal – Happy Thanksgiving!
  • 11/29: Chicken strips (bbq, buffalo, or plain) buttered noodles, green beans, salad bar and an assortment of desserts

TONIGHT: NO Kidz Choir Meets in the Choir Room from 6-6:30pm next Wed.

Pioneer Clubs from 6:30-8pm in the chapel.

TONIGHT: NO Adult Choir Meets in the Choir Room from 6:30 – 7:30 pm next Wed.

Creed meets in room 201 from 6:30-8 pm.

Adelphos (Brothers) meets in the Gravel Hill Balcony from 6:30-8 pm.

Thursday, November 9: 6-7:30 pm Bloom In Faith meets in the Library.

Sunday, November 12:

Sermon Title:  “True Leadership: Humility in Service”     Scripture:  Matthew 23:1-12     Series: Navigating Life with Kingdom Principles

  • In Person Sunday School 9:10 AM for children (Pre-K thru 1st grade & 2nd-5th grade) and youth (6th-12th grade).
  • Adult Sunday School class 9:10 AM.

Sunday Worship at 8:00 AM, 9:15 AM, & 10:30 AM for this week. Online worship available under our Sunday Sermons. Sunday bulletin and sermon via email – sign up here.

Tuesday, November 14: Depart church at 10:50 am Ladies Luncheon going to Infusions Restaurant – Lancaster County Career and Technology Center, 432 Old Market St., Mt. Joy, PA  17552 – High Tea – Each meal starts with soup, salad, and quiche, followed by a three tiered tray that includes scones and spreads, tea sandwiches, and pastries.  Two different kinds of tea offered and other beverages are available. They are having a patriotic theme so wearing something red, white, and blue might be nice but not mandatory. Reservations are for 12 people.

Wednesday, November 15: Youth & their Families are invited to a Meet & Greet with Pastor Zim and Kris, our Education Director. Meet in Room 201 from 6:30-7:30 pm. Please being your ideas of what you would like to be doing in youth group to share. Afterwards, we will help with the set up of the Welcome Center.

Thursday, November 16: 7 pm Partners In Missions Meeting in the Library.

Friday, November 17: 7 am Men’s Morning Out departs from the church parking lot for Shady Maple. Sign up in the Welcome Center.

Christmas Market Preparations:

Sunday, Nov. 12: Pick Up your pre-ordered soup from the Welcome Center. Also, check the tags on the kitchen supply tree, mostly for hamburger/hot dog buns.  They can be returned by Wednesday, November 15.  It really helps with the food costs when we can get these items donated.

Monday, Nov. 13, – Thursday, Nov. 16: Help sort clothing and yard sale items, 9-12 am; 6-8 pm.

Tuesday, Nov. 14: Last day to drop off used clothing and yard sale items.

Wednesday, Nov. 15: Final drop-off for kitchen supplies from the tags on the tree; 6-8 PM – Drop off crafts; 6:30 PM – Set up the Holy Grounds and the Welcome Center area.  Assistance needed moving furniture and setting up tables.

Thursday, Nov. 16: 1-5 PM – Drop off crafts, candy and baked goods.

Friday, Nov. 17: Until 5:00 PM – final drop offs for crafts, candy and baked goods; 1-7 PM– Vendor set up; 2-6 PM– Soup making, kitchen prep.

Saturday, November 18: 8 am – 2 pm Christmas Market at Gravel Hill. Mark your calendar for Saturday, November 18. The Market is open from 8 am- 2 pm.

Returning this year: the Indoor Yard Sale. And as always, Milk & Cookies with Santa from 9-11 am in Fellowship Hall. With beautiful & delicious handmade creations along with many vendors and a clothing boutique, we look forward to helping you get some of your Christmas shopping completed.
Sunday, December 3: 9:15 am Safe Sanctuary Class in Library. Led by Pastor Shawn. Please sign up in the Welcome Center. *Not able to attend this class? Please contact the church office[office@gravelhillumc.org or 717-838-4721 ext. 4] for alternative arrangements to update your Safe Sanctuary information.
11.8.23 Current Missions:

Tithing at Gravel Hill (Learn more about online giving here.) Say thank you for the blessings you have so the Gravel Hill body can continue to support you and our missions.

Gravel Hill Christian Childcare Collection A collection is being taken to assist the Child Care. Trees with tags of preferred donation items are located in the Welcome Center. Thank you for your support!

Volunteers Needed. Gravel Hill Children Sunday School needs rotating and substitute teachers. The planning is done. We need you to help execute the planning. There are two groups where help is needed: HS & MS class (in room 201) and the elementary class (Fellowship Hall with ages 4 years old through 5th grade). Please contact Ashley in the office to help.

Redner’s 1% Save-A-Tape Program Bring in your receipts from Redner’s and the church will receive support from your shopping.

“Quarters for a Cause” container collecting contributions to support the Caring Cupboard.

Special Note:Do you have a passion for working with young children in a fun environment? Gravel Hill Christian Child Care is immediately hiring full & part-time teachers to join their team! Offering paid time off, a considerable employee discount, flexible hours, and more! Please contact Lori at ghcccdirector@yahoo.com or call 717-838-3260

Gravel Hill Prayers In this Facebook group, we invite you to both share prayer concerns/joys needing prayer support and offer prayer support for other’s requests within the group. If you have questions or need an invite to the group, please email Katie.

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